Involving you

As a Postgraduate Research Student you have the opportunity to participate as much (or as little) as you like at Discipline, Faculty and University level.  In addition to attending seminarstraining and events run by the Humanities Postgraduate Connection Group or the University's Graduate Schools, you can participate in postgraduate round-table and discussion groups run through Humanities' cross-disciplinary Research Centres, or join in with Reading Groups within your discipline. 
We also encourage our PGR students to get involved with marketing and promotion or with Discipline, Faculty or University committees.  Why not think about getting involved with one (or more) of the following:

Humanities PGR NewsletterHPGR Newsletter

Begun in October 2007, the School produces an annual newsletter for students and staff, available online and in hard-copy.  The newsletter aims to showcase the academic activities of PGRs within the school and is put together and edited by volunteer PGR students.  For further information contact Dr. Eleanor Quince, 


Humanities' marketing team are keen to involve current students at Open Days, promotional events (evening lectures, book launches, conferences) and at Induction.  From time to time we also create Focus Groups to evaluate specific aspects of the PGR experience.  If you should like to volunteer for any of these activities, please email Dr. Eleanor Quince, 

Discipline, Humanities and University Committees

As a PGR you can represent your fellow students at various committees at Discipline, Faculty and University level, including Discipline Research Committees, Humanities PGR Sub-Committee, the Academic Quality and Standards Committee and the Education Policy Committee. 

Ask your discipline PGR Co-ordinator about sitting on a discipline committee, contact Dr. Eleanor Quince ( to find out more about  Humanities' Committees and contact the SU Postgraduate Officer ( about becoming a representative at University level.